PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce May Small Business of the Month was The Mortgage Source, LLC. A framed certificate was presented at the Chamber Membership breakfast by Jarod Trammell of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the business of the month program. John m... more
(Marietta, Ga.) - Chattahoochee Technical College is pleased to announce the new Associate of Science degree in Culinary, a transfer Program to Kennesaw State University. "This is our first full transfer program to Kennesaw State University, and we’re very excited to offer this program to our ser... more
The Supreme Court of the United States has done its dirty work for the time being and has gone on vacation. The Congress of the United States has about thirty more days to play politics in Washington, D. C. before they go on vacation. Have you planned or had your vacation yet? If not, your Pick... more
Hosted by Pet Warriors USA to help support our local Dog, Cat & Horse Rescues....
This week we would like you to meet someone very special. The Reverend Mother Mary Regina is the person in charge of the catastrophe-prone Little Sisters of Hoboken. You don't have to be Catholic to get the funniness of her character or any of the humor in the show. Mary Regina is in a position o... more
Temporary Single Lane Closure
Georgia DOT advises motorists in Pickens County that maintenance crews continue today to work on repairing and deep patching the deteriorating asphalt spots on State Route (SR) 53. Work will proceed daily Tuesday, June 23 through Friday, June 26, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and will force a... more
Heat Exhaustion, Hot Cars and Overexposure to Sun Pose Significant Threats
(ATLANTA) – With temperatures expected to be in the mid 90’s throughout the state for the next several days, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging Georgians to avoid prolonged exposure to the heat and sun and to limit strenuous outdoor activity to prevent heat related illnesses. ... more
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On May 30th, the Old Tate Gym was a decorative and festive location. Marble Valley Friends (MVF) held its 2015 Hall of Fame induction ceremony in that historic building. MVF is a historic preservation organization headquartered in Tate. One aspect of its preservation efforts is maintaining a rec... more
Location change for July 1st and 4th Markets Announced
Something was different about this weeks market. Snakes and beef were there. They had nothing to do with each other but their tents were next to each other and were both attracting a lot of attention in that far shady corner of the market. Local, grass fed beef was for sale, on site, from the ... more
Fellowship Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a Summer Music Adventure daily from 10:00 to 12:00 noon the week of July 13th for beginners of ALL AGES. Younger children, ages 4 – 10, will be introduced to sounds, rhythm, and various instruments, while "older" beginners will be introduced to the En... more
On Thursday, June 18th, shortly after 1:00 pm, Deputy Chris Tucker and K-9 Flash had the opportunity to track through the woods of the Twin Mountain Lake area in search of an individual who had fired a weapon during a Domestic Dispute. Around 1:00 pm, Deputies responded to the area of Twin Mounta... more
The Dragons Summer Basketball Camp was very successful with over 50 players attending the traditional camp in the morning and the Middle School League in the afternoon. The morning camp focused on fundamentals, 1 v. 1, 3 v. 3, and shooting games while the afternoon camp focused on 5 v. 5 competitio... more
How does a musical grow? The Director of the upcoming Nunsense, Audrey Kirsten-Lewis, assisted by Patrick Hall, are helping the cast build a strong music foundation for their performances. Music Director Carlene Archer is a major part of this team of builders. They are working with their cast to ... more
Pickens County Employee, Tammy Lynn Burrell recognized for her 10 years of service. Public comments on venue/rental home near Big Canoe....
2014-2015 Perfect Attendance T-shirt Sponsors Recognized; Code of Conduct 2015-16 approved; New School Hours, Meal Price Increases for 2015-2016, PHS Chorus Teacher, new hires/transfers....